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CVE-2015-0235 Detail

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the __nss_hostname_digits_dots function in glibc 2.2, and other 2.x versions before 2.18, allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via vectors related to the (1) gethostbyname or (2) gethostbyname2 function, aka "GHOST."

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  01/28/2015

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 10.0 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://blogs.sophos.com/2015/01/29/sophos-products-and-the-ghost-vulnerability-affecting-linux/
http://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2015-0090.html
http://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2015-0092.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2015/Jun/msg00002.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2015/Oct/msg00005.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2015/Sep/msg00008.html
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=142296726407499&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=142721102728110&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=142722450701342&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=142781412222323&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=143145428124857&w=2
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/130171/Exim-ESMTP-GHOST-Denial-Of-Service.html
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/130768/EMC-Secure-Remote-Services-GHOST-SQL-Injection-Command-Injection.html
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/130974/Exim-GHOST-glibc-gethostbyname-Buffer-Overflow.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-0126.html
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2015/Jan/111
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2015/q1/269
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2015/q1/274 Exploit
http://secunia.com/advisories/62758
http://secunia.com/advisories/62812
http://secunia.com/advisories/62813
http://secunia.com/advisories/62816
http://secunia.com/advisories/62865
http://secunia.com/advisories/62870
http://secunia.com/advisories/62871
http://secunia.com/advisories/62879
http://secunia.com/advisories/62883
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT204942
http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20150128-ghost
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3142
http://www.idirect.net/Partners/~/media/Files/CVE/iDirect-Posted-Common-Vulnerabilities-and-Exposures.pdf
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2015:039
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujul2016-2881720.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujul2017-3236622.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuoct2016-2881722.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuoct2017-3236626.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuoct2018-4428296.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpuapr2015-2365600.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujan2016-2367955.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujul2015-2367936.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpuoct2015-2367953.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/534845/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/72325
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/91787
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1032909
http://www.websense.com/support/article/kbarticle/Vulnerabilities-resolved-in-TRITON-APX-Version-8-0
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21695695
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21695774
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21695835
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21695860
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21696131
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21696243
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21696526
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21696600
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21696602
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21696618
https://bto.bluecoat.com/security-advisory/sa90
https://community.qualys.com/blogs/laws-of-vulnerabilities/2015/01/27/the-ghost-vulnerability
https://h20564.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c04874668
https://help.ecostruxureit.com/display/public/UADCO8x/StruxureWare+Data+Center+Operation+Software+Vulnerability+Fixes
https://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=JSA10671
https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=SB10100
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201503-04
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20150127-0001/
https://support.apple.com/HT205267
https://support.apple.com/HT205375
https://www.f-secure.com/en/web/labs_global/fsc-2015-1
https://www.qualys.com/research/security-advisories/GHOST-CVE-2015-0235.txt
https://www.sophos.com/en-us/support/knowledgebase/121879.aspx

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:oracle:communications_applications:13.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:oracle:oracle_pillar_axiom:6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:oracle:oracle_pillar_axiom:6.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:oracle:oracle_pillar_axiom:6.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
Configuration 2
OR
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.1.1.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.1.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.2.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.2.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.10.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.11.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.11.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.11.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.12.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.12.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.14.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-0235
NVD Published Date:
01/28/2015
NVD Last Modified:
11/30/2018